Bloggers on FIRE – Fire the Boss In our Bloggers on FIRE series, we interview European FI bloggers to find out what makes them tick. Our aim is to build up a “who’s who” directory for the European FI blogging world. We hope you enjoy the series and discover some new blogs to follow. You can find a full list of our Bloggers on FIRE interviews here. Please briefly introduce yourself to FIREhub.eu readers I’m Bas, a 26 year old…
“Everybody needs a budget!”, “build up an emergency fund of 3 to 6 months of expenses”, “renting is better than buying a house” – these are just some of the opinions and advice you can read on personal finance blogs. But is the (finance) world all black and white, or are there shades of grey, exceptions to the rules or cases where it depends? The blog article that received the most interest last month here on FIREhub tries to debunk…
It was about time that somebody wrote an investing glossary. Thanks Mr The Poos Swiss.
Were you wondering what the heck happened to Mr RIP that he started “timing the market” recently? In his new post he reveals his next steps and his relationship with dividend investing.
WTF? Is Mr RIP trying to time the market? What’s wrong with him?
Many people from the FI community invest in cryptos but according to a poll we did, the vast majority of them only invest a tiny fraction of their portfolio in cryptos since it’s quite risky. Fight to FIRE has written a great introduction to the topic.
Kate has her eyes firmly on her goal(s): reaching financial independence in now two years; and living a life she doesn’t need a vacation from. Congrats for the achievements so far and for 3 years of blogging!
Another cheesy title by The Poor Swiss but hey, even though some of these myths are trivial it’s good to remind ourselves about them. (And please, please teach your friends about them!)
Peter describes the types of investments that in his view are the least risky.
“It’s a bad plan that cannot be changed” says an Italian proverb. A young FIRE blogger from Norway had the ambitious plan to retire within 5 years, when he would be 36 years old. He wrote down a detailed plan how to realise this goal. Now, a little over half a year later, the blogger changed his plan. He reduced his FIRE number, i.e. the amount of money he thinks he needs to retire early, and also touched a well-known…